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Coal Stocks Will Struggle In 2023

Jan 13, 2023 at 07:26 | Editorial Dept

Regular readers, God bless you all, will know that I rarely talk about specific coal stocks. There have been occasions when I have identified short-term opportunities to buy one or…

China's Covid Crisis Will Ensure Oil Price Volatility

Jan 13, 2023 at 07:25 | Editorial Dept

While fluctuating back and forth with fears of global recession and uncertain U.S. economic data, China’s economic reopening remains a significant key to demand determinations; yet, no one…

Oil Prices Climb Despite Demand Uncertainty

Jan 13, 2023 at 07:21 | Michael Kern

Oil prices have been buoyed this week by promising inflation data in the U.S., although the uncertainty surrounding China's oil demand will keep oil markets on edge.Oilprice Alert: In…

China’s Oil Demand Is Set To Hit A Record High In 2023

Jan 13, 2023 at 05:25 | Tsvetana Paraskova

China’s oil consumption is expected to jump by 800,000 barrels per day (bpd) this year to a record 16 million bpd, after Beijing abandoned the strict ‘zero Covid’ policy and…

Natural Gas Prices In Europe Ease, But The Energy Crisis Isn't Over Yet

Jan 12, 2023 at 13:15 | ChAI

Over the last week, European natural gas prices have been trading at levels not seen since prior to Russia’s invasion of…

Energy Efficiency Is Now Critical For Europe

Jan 12, 2023 at 13:06 | Felicity Bradstock

Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent global shortage of oil and gas – due to sanctions imposed on Russian energy – governments worldwide have rushed…

What Will $40 Billion In Russian-Iranian Energy Deals Look Like

Jan 12, 2023 at 11:58 | The Jamestown Foundation

On July 19, 2022, the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Russian gas company Gazprom worth close to $40 billion. The deal…

Indonesia Challenges China With $3 Billion Offshore Gas Project

Jan 12, 2023 at 08:40 | Charles Kennedy

Last week, Indonesia's government approved an offshore gas project with a price tag of over $3 billion. On the surface, that's just business as usual. Below the surface,…

Russia Accuses Sweden Of “Hiding Something” About The Nord Stream Sabotage

Jan 12, 2023 at 08:18 | Michael Kern

Sweden’s refusal to share information about the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines is “puzzling,” and withholding the results of the investigation means that “Swedish authorities are hiding something,” Russia’s…

Global LNG Imports Hit A Record High In 2022

Jan 12, 2023 at 05:02 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Global imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) hit a record high of 409 million tons last year, as Europe scrambled to replace Russian pipeline gas supply and outbid Asia to…

Venezuela’s Dilapidated Oil Industry Is An Environmental Catastrophe

Jan 11, 2023 at 14:45 | Matthew Smith

The collapse of Venezuela’s once prolific oil industry has triggered an economic and humanitarian crisis that accelerated in 2019 after U.S. President Donald…

U.S. Steel Prices Reverse In January

Jan 11, 2023 at 10:39 | Ag Metal Miner

By AGMetalminer.com U.S. steel prices hit a bottom at the beginning of December, then began to climb. Hot rolled coil prices rose…

JP Morgan CEO: The U.S. Must Revamp Its Domestic Energy Policy

Jan 11, 2023 at 09:21 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The United States needs permitting for oil and gas drilling and pipelines, and a streamlined permitting process for renewables in a comprehensive new policy, JP Morgan’s chief executive Jamie Dimon…

The Global Mining Boom Will Only Accelerate In 2023

Jan 11, 2023 at 09:09 | Felicity Bradstock

As energy companies worldwide expand their renewable energy portfolios, in a bid to ensure their longevity in the global green transition, an increasing number of firms are investing…

China Jet Fuel Demand Set To Soar Ahead Of Lunar New Year

Jan 11, 2023 at 08:44 | ZeroHedge

China's oil demand could surge as it reopens after scraping zero Covid restrictions. Beijing's Covid curbs weighed on crude and refined products demand for three years. Soaring air…

Europe Is Still Attracting A Majority Of U.S. LNG Despite Price Plunge

Jan 11, 2023 at 02:46 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Despite the recent plunge in the European benchmark gas prices to below the North Asian benchmark, Europe continues to attract most of the U.S. exports of LNG as demand in…

Full U.S. Energy Independence Could Have Huge Ramifications For The Middle East

Jan 10, 2023 at 17:41 | Simon Watkins

Although the U.S. marked an historic shift in 2020 by becoming a net exporter of petroleum, it has remained a net importer of crude oil since the end…

2023: Expect A Financial Crash And Major Changes In Global Energy Markets

Jan 10, 2023 at 14:12 | Gail Tverberg

Why is the economy headed for a financial crash? It appears to me that the world economy hit Limits to Growth about 2018 because of a combination of…

What Options Do Global Industries Have To Lower Fossil Fuel Consumption?

Jan 10, 2023 at 13:22 | Kurt Cobb

Few of us think about heat as an essential ingredient in the products we use every day. And, yet industrial process heat constitutes two-thirds of…

Oil Steady Ahead Of Fed Rate Hike Decision

Jan 10, 2023 at 10:44 | Tom Kool

Once again, oil price watchers are looking at U.S. Federal Reserve decisions rather than supply-demand balances, with the community eagerly anticipating Thursday’s inflation data to gauge the extent of upcoming…


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